The first table below looks at the demand for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 55 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing BGP 2 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.74% - 3.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.51% - 15.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 7
Average salary £35,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Communications & Networking Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
57 71 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 21.03% 25.54% 23.71%
Number of salaries quoted 48 69 41
Average salary £33,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.47% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
BGP
Bedfordshire

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

BGP
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the Bedford region.

BGP Salary Trend in Bedford

BGP
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing BGP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BGP.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (50.00%) CCDP
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) VoIP
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (50.00%) CCSA
3 3 (50.00%) CCSE
3 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (50.00%) Network Management
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) tcpdump
4 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing BGP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BGP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) VoIP
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) tcpdump
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Network Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCNA
2 3 (50.00%) CCDP
2 3 (50.00%) CCSA
2 3 (50.00%) CCSE
3 1 (16.67%) Check Point Certification
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint